Nike: Find Your Greatness

MeaganGeneral1 Comment

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I have to admit that Nike has been hitting it out of the park with their recent advertising campaigns. For me, it started with the very cute “I Would Run to You” ad for the new Nike Frees. They have caught my attention again, though, with their “Find Your Greatness” campaign, specifically the new ad featuring a young, overweight jogger … Read More

Spring/Summer 2013 Vibram FiveFinger Catalog Leaked!

MeaganGeneral6 Comments

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Last Wednesday, we were alerted by the Reddit Barefoot Running community that a copy of the Vibram FiveFinger catalog for Spring/Summer 2013 was leaked by an online retailer. As you might expect, there are some very exciting new additions coming to the FiveFinger line-up, some of which we have seen before, and some that are brand new! Because the catalog … Read More

Beating the Wall – An Experiment

JohnGeneral0 Comments

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Hitting the wall: A state of physical and/or mental exhaustion, accompanied by pain and nausea, synonymous with endurance sports. For a long time after I started running, I truly believed that you could only hit the wall on really long runs.  I mean really, really long runs, like at mile 19 of a marathon, when your body and mind are … Read More

Newton Distance U Review

MeaganReviews, Shoe Reviews0 Comments

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Brand: Newton Running Name: Distance U – “Women’s Light Weight Universal Trainer” Color Options: Distance U (women’s only) – Pink/Yellow/Orange; Distance S (men’s only) – Yellow/Red/Orange; Distance – Green/Red/Orange (men’s), Blue/Yellow/Orange (women’s) Weight: 7.0 oz Drop: 2 mm Other: Action/Reaction Technology in the forefoot (“Land-Lever-Lift” lugs) Price: $155 Meagan Meagan is a geology professor and prides herself on being an avid volcano and pie enthusiast. Her free … Read More

Vibram FiveFingers Classic: Olympic Edition

Steve AnkneyGeneral, Reviews, Shoe Reviews0 Comments

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With the 2012 Olympics only 10 days away, companies left and right are beginning to release their Olympic-style gear, Olympic branded soft drinks, and Olympic advertisements.  This marketing phenomenon reaches our televisions, store shelves, and fast-food restaurants every two years (between the summer and winter games).  My celebration of the summer Olympics began with my recent discovery of slow-motion videos … Read More

Run Fast to Get Faster

LizPDGeneral0 Comments

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“I’m not a real runner, I’m way too slow.” Does that sound familiar?  For the first few months after I’d taken up running, I was convinced that my 2-3 mile jaunts at a ten to twelve minute a mile pace were way too snail-like to lump me in to the category of runners who were “real”. As if, somehow, being … Read More